Essential Stats

Total Trails Length:29km
# of Loops:8+
Beginner Trails: class="highlight">6.5 km
Intermediate Trails:8.5 km
Advanced Trails:13.8 km
+- Elevation:135-440m

The South March Highlands mountain bike trails have been in development since the 90’s, and helped to galvanize and form the Ottawa Mountain Bicycling Association. With almost 29 km of rocky, technical trails, SMH is a mecca for local mountain bikers.

SMH Trail Rules

Please follow IMBA’s rules of the trail. The type descriptions are given as relative to one another versus any standard as may be applied elsewhere. Mountain biking has inherent risks. Know your limits and always ride in control.

  1. Ride on open trails only.
  2. Leave no trace.
  3. Control your bicycle
  4. Always yield trail
  5. Never spook animals
  6. Plan ahead
  7. Be courteous and respectful at the trailheads

It’s beautiful forests and trails are also a big draw for hikers, bird-watchers and other recreational users, so please respect all the trail users.